Erring

Error is boundless.
Nor hope nor doubt,
Though both be groundless,
Will average out.
—Cunningham

Oct 032018
 

Every established bad practice relies on a vivid and convincing precedent; it has always worked, at least once.

Oct 022018
 

Being right twice a day makes a stopped clock useless: it can’t be depended on even for the wrong time.

Aug 092018
 

There are people who say a lot of true things, and people who say a lot of insightful things, but not the same people.

Aug 082018
 

Enthusiastic agreement is an infallible sign that you have not been understood.

Jul 172018
 

With each passing year I find the argument that “no one could possibly be that stupid” less persuasive.

Jul 122018
 

Now and then, in support of a cause, someone exhorts me so ardently, so passionately, so articulately, that I know in my gut, without consulting the facts, that he is wrong.

Jul 032018
 

We argue over the name when we have forgotten the thing.

Jun 282018
 

I don’t want you to change your opinion. I want you to abandon your opinion.

Jun 122018
 

The only known cure for More for Some is Less for All.